As we’ve heard from the commercials, all eyes are on Minneapolis. And thousands of ears are here too as visitors have flocked from around the country to see the All-Star Game. While known to have a distinct accent, Minnesotans also have a bit of a native language that may be foreign to our ASG visitors. Thus, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to come up with a list of Minnesota terminology to help ease people in to the Land O’ Lakes.
Take your pick among these free concerts coming in the summer of 2014.
There’s a new addition to the varied scenery at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: the Harrison Sculpture Collection at the Arboretum’s highest physical point, with sculptures donated by Wayzata philanthropists Alfred and Ingrid Harrison, sculptures they’d collected from all over the world.
Open the world of theater to your child. This year’s bumper crop of outstanding selections and premier presentations will help your child develop and provide enjoyable entertainment for the entire family.
It’s not something reserved for sailors and bikers anymore. These days, more and more people are getting tattoos. So we wanted to know: Where’s the Best Tattoo Shop in Minnesota? Thousands of you voted and sent me to get some ink at Olde Town Tattoo in St. Cloud.
Discover a greater level of consciousness, relaxation, health, internal energy, patience, love, compassion, generosity and even forgiveness through meditation.
It’s been 30 years since “Purple Rain” graced movie screens in theaters across the country. The film launched Minnesota’s own Prince into the national spotlight, and introduced the world to his co-star Apollonia Kotero.
Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.
Bibliophiles and culture mavens alike should know these five metro area independent bookstores.
Instead of panicking and sending your kids to nearest summer camp you can find, why not enjoy a few summer blockbusters?
Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
Whether you’re picnicking in the park, laying out at the beach, or grilling in your backyard, there’s something about summer’s steaming hot days that make you yearn for a great story. Our sister company Simon & Schuster has got you covered with six smart, entertaining, page turners that will keep you reading all summer long. Watch out – you just might be tempted to devour these in one sitting!
This summer, support a good cause.
Fans of classical music in Minnesota will have one more reason to celebrate ringing in the new year. The Minnesota Orchestra announced the details for its 2014-2015 season on Friday, and among the highlights will be their first New Year’s Eve concerts since 1998.
Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.
Tour the historic sites of Minnesota at your own pace.
Summer is the time of year to shop for arts and crafts in Minnesota with more than one event every weekend in June.
Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.
See why a date to metro-area museums can be really fun.
Encourage reading and support your child’s love of books by bringing them to a fun bookstore.
Minnesotans are known for their voluntary spirit and Minnesota nonprofits benefit greatly from the voluntary bonhomie of its citizenry.
Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.
Maybe you heard about the following art exhibits when they first opened with big splashes and a great deal of publicity. But they were scheduled to be here for weeks or months, so plenty of time. And then other things came along, and they slowly disappeared from front of mind.
Get your kids involved in any of these art programs to encourage their creativity.
A big Broadway show has rolled into town. The set of “Wicked” was unloaded into the Orpheum Theatre Tuesday morning. The show opens Wednesday and runs for six weeks, through Oct. 27.